The extra emotion of playing a fierce rival with a berth in the national championship game on the line can be a tough thing for college athletes to handle.
Sydney Holman wouldn’t have it any other way.
Duke coach Kerstin Kimel has the Blue Devils in the hunt for a national title in lacrosse. She's fighting a more personal battle.
UNC's Holman: "It’s just been in my blood to hate Duke my whole life"
The N.C. General Assembly gathered in a rare joint session on Tuesday for something that’s become common — celebrating another NCAA men’s basketball championship for a Triangle school. This time it was the school that wears dark blue as lawmakers fêted Duke for the school’s fifth men’s basketball national title, won last month in Indianapolis.
Durham, DBAP hope to become permanent home for ACC baseball tournament
The Duke men’s golf team capped off the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a two-over 286 to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championship tournament with an eight-under 844 here Saturday. Freshman Adam Wood and sophomore Max Greyserman paced the Blue Devils Saturday with two-under 69s at the Rawls Course (par 71, 7,349 yards).
Duke finished the 2015 season with a series-clinching, 8-1 victory over Wake Forest Saturday at Jack Coombs Field.
Playing their last game at Koskinen Stadium, a core group of Duke senior women’s lacrosse players achieved something they’d waited their entire careers to feel on Saturday. Clamp-down defense and just enough effective plays on offense led No. 3-seeded Duke to a 7-3 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal win over Princeton. For the first time since 2011, Duke (16-4) will play in the sport’s final four.
Wounded warriors from across the nation will compete in the Valor Games Southeast at the Smith Center, Cameron Indoor Stadium and Lake Crabtree Park Tuesday through Thursday.
Blue Devils face Princeton in NCAA Tournament quarterfinal at Koskinen on Saturday
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Maryland comes to Chapel Hill with Indiana visiting Durham
Tar Heel golfer from Raleigh moves to U.S. Open sectional round